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Slant rhyme, used to maintain a rhyme scheme, involves words that almost rhyme, but not quite.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
A sonnet is a 14 lined lyric poem, often written in iambic pentameter. It can be Elizabethan or Italian.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Narrative poems are simply short stories written in stanzas.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Rhythm is a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Extended metaphors not only run throughout the whole piece, but often present multiple instances of comparison.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Refund isn't even close. Cheese does not share the same sound. While chorus begins with a different letter, the hard C sound is the same.
Onomatopoeia consists of words that sound like they are spelled, like sound effects.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
End rhyme involves words with matching end sounds that occur at the ends of lines.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds, provided they don't rhyme.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
While buy shares the vowel sound, it rhymes. Myth shares the letter, but not the sound. Height shares the long I sound and does not rhyme.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Based on heroes, epics are hundreds of pages long.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Repetition is the use of a word, phrase, or line more than once for emphasis.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Imagery is language that appeals to the five senses and paints a picture in the minds of the reader.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
A refrain is the repetition of an important line or lines.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Personification is the assignment of human qualities to non-human entities.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Lyric poetry is what most people consider the 'mushy' variety.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Similes are comparisons of unlike things using like or as.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Internal rhyme involves words with matching end sounds within the same line of poetry.
That guy's a beast.
Metaphors are comparisons of unlike things NOT using like or as.
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